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Singapore Business Awards' Recognition of Teo Swee-Ann as "Outstanding Overseas Executive of the Year" 2022/2023

Shanghai, China
Jul 25, 2023

The award celebrates Mr. Teo Swee-Ann's exemplary leadership and dedication to pushing the boundaries of the IoT industry.

Espressif Systems (688018.SH), a global leader in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry, is thrilled to announce the prestigious honor awarded to our Founder and CEO, Mr. Teo Swee-Ann. Being of Singaporean descent, he has been recognized as an "Outstanding Overseas Executive of the Year" at the esteemed Singapore Business Awards 2022/2023.

The award celebrates Mr. Teo Swee-Ann's exemplary leadership and dedication to pushing the boundaries of the IoT industry. His strategic vision, relentless pursuit of innovation, and emphasis on community collaboration have shaped Espressif's journey to becoming a global leader in IoT solutions.

Revolutionizing IoT

At Espressif, we are driven by innovation and the pursuit of groundbreaking solutions. Under Mr. Teo Swee-Ann's leadership, we achieved a significant breakthrough in the IoT industry when we integrated Radio Frequency (RF) capabilities with Microcontroller Units (MCU) in a single CMOS silicon chip. This integration paved the way for the creation of Espressif's revolutionary chipsets, which have become the gold standard for energy-efficient and cost-effective IoT solutions. ESP8266, announced in 2014, was the industry's first chip to integrate the entire radio, power amplifier, low noise amplifier, RF switches, power-management unit, baseband, and MCU. We continue to lead the IoT industry with innovative products, such as the revolutionary ESP32 with integrated Wi-Fi and dual-mode Bluetooth, self-developed RISC-V architecture, additional AI instruction extensions, Wi-Fi 6, Thread, and Matter support. These pioneering achievements have propelled Espressif Systems to the forefront of the IoT industry, revolutionizing the way we connect and interact with the world around us.

Empowering the Open-Source Community

At the heart of Espressif's success lies our unwavering belief in the power of the open-source community. Mr. Teo Swee-Ann's commitment to fostering collaboration and knowledge-sharing among developers, enthusiasts, and industry experts has been instrumental in creating a vibrant and engaged developer community.

By embracing open-source principles and providing developers with access to Espressif Systems' software and documentation, we have empowered our users to experiment, innovate, and build upon our chipsets. This approach has not only accelerated the development of IoT applications but has also strengthened our bond with the developer community, making them an integral part of our success story.

Thanking Our Supporters

Espressif Systems extends its heartfelt gratitude to Singapore Business Awards for their prestigious recognition of Mr. Teo Swee-Ann's achievements. We also express our sincere appreciation to our dedicated teams, partners, and the open-source community for their unwavering support and invaluable contribution to our success.

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